LibriVox recording of Captains Courageous, by Rudyard Kipling. Read by Mark F. Smith. Real men don't take guff from snotty kids. Neither does Disko Troop, skipper of the "We're Here", a fishing schooner out of Gloucester, Massachusetts, when his crew fishes Harvey Cheyne out of the Atlantic. There's no place on the Grand Banks for bystanders, so Harvey is press-ganged into service as a replacement for a man lost overboard and drowned. Harvey is heir to a vast fortune, but his rescuers... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, fiction, adventure, saltwater fishing, rescues, teenage boys Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of The Fringes Of The Fleet by Rudyard Kipling. Read in English by David Wales During the war (WWI), [Kipling] wrote a booklet The Fringes of the Fleet containing essays and poems on various nautical subjects of the war. Some of the poems were set to music by English composer Edward Elgar. - Summary by wikipedia For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, sea, sea technology
LibriVox recording of Letters of Travel, by Rudyard Kipling. Read by Tim Bulkeley. Three books of travel writing (between them covering the USA, Canada, Japan and Egypt) by the Nobel Prize winning author of the Just So Stories and the Jungle Book. Rudyard Kipling (an Englishman born and raised in India) offers an interesting outsider's view of the places he visits, candid and sharp witted, yet with a deep humanity.Letters of Travel comprises three books: From Tideway to Tideway 1892-95 contains... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, humor, literature, travel Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of The Light that Failed, by Rudyard Kipling. Read by Librivox volunteers. The novel, first published in 1890, follows the life of Dick Heldar, a painter. Most of it is set in London, but many important events throughout the story occur in Sudan or India. It was made into a 1916 film with Jose Collins and a 1939 film by Paramount starring Ronald Colman. It is a tale of of a man who loves his work, friends and boats and starts in Dick’s childhood, then takes you through his... Topics: LibiVox, Audiobook, Arthur, Fiction, Sudan, India, blindness Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Just So Stories (version 6 Dramatic Reading) by Rudyard Kipling. Read in English by Librivox Volunteers. The Just So Stories generally have the theme of a particular animal being altered from an original form to its current form by the acts of human kind or some magical being. Whale has a tiny throat because he swallowed a mariner, who tied a raft inside to block the whale from swallowing other men. The Camel has a hump given to him by a djinn as punishment for the camel's... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, animals, fantasy
LibriVox recording of Hunting-Song of the Seeonee Pack by Rudyard Kipling. Read in English by Ann Boulais; Bruce Kachuk; EstherbenSimonides; Ezwa; Greg Giordano; Ian King; Lee Ann Howlett; Rachel Librivox volunteers bring you 8 recordings of the Hunting-Song of the Seeonee Pack, from The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling. This was the weekly poem for the week of November 30, 2014. - Summary by Rachel For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, animals, Hunting, jungle, wolves, wolf, jungle book, the jungle book, nature...
LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 recordings of The Smoke Upon Your Altar Dies by Rudyard Kipling. This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 6, 2013. Joseph Rudyard Kipling was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelist chiefly remembered for his tales and poems of British soldiers in India, and his tales for children. Kilping was one of the most popular writers in England, in both prose and verse, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. In 1907 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in... Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, poetry, philosophy, economics/political, economy, fantasy Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of The Second Jungle Book, by Rudyard Kipling. Kipling shows his love of the sub continent and its people and understanding of their beliefs in these tales. An older Mowgli roams the jungle with his old friends and investigates the ways of his people, a Prime Minister becomes wandering holy man, scavengers tell their tale and we leave India for the far,far north of Canada. (Summary by Annise) N.B. Several files have versions by two different readers. The zip file contains all... Topics: librivox, children, India, jungle, animals, adventure Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text